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Meet the Heart Doctor: Cardiovascular Surgery


George J. Reul, MD, FACS, FACC, FCCP
Associate Chief, Surgery - Texas Heart Institute;
Co-Director, Peripheral Vascular Disease Service
Texas Heart Institute;
Medical Director, Peripheral Vascular Laboratory
St. Luke's Medical Center
MC 3-258, PO Box 20345
Houston, TX 77225-0345
832-355-4929; FAX 832-355-3424

George J. Reul, MD, FACS, FACC, FCCP
Hospital affiliation:
St. Luke's Medical Center; Texas Children's Hospital; Houston Methodist 

Academic appointment:
Clinical Professor, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston; Clinical Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Medical school:
Marquette, 1962

Specialty training:
Baylor College of Medicine

American Board of Surgery (and Special Qualifications in General Vascular Surgery); American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Specialty interests:
Cardiovascular surgery in adult and pediatric patients, peripheral vascular surgery

Professional Distinction:
February 2012
Distinguished Physicians of the Texas Heart Institute
Grady L. Hallman, MD, FACS, FACC, FCCPGeorge J. Reul, MD, FACS, FACC, FCCPDuring the December 2011 meeting of the Texas Heart Institute Board of Trustees, Dr. Grady L. Hallman (left) and Dr. George J. Reul (right) were unanimously approved as Distinguished Physicians of the Texas Heart Institute. This distinction recognizes untiring dedication to the eradication of cardiovascular disease, selfless concern for the health and well-being of patients, and generous and exemplary contributions to the advancement of medical science. Previous honorees are Drs. Robert J. Hall, Robert D. Leachman, Arthur S. Keats, Edward B. Singleton, and Denton A. Cooley. Honorees are recognized by plaques in the fifth-floor hallway of the Cooley Building. 

Further information is available on his practice website at  www.texheartsurgeons.com.

See also on this site: Professional Staff Directory

Updated December 2013
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